The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 27 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 7 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.95% 3.50% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 4.81% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 17
Average salary £47,500 £31,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.79% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
PRINCE2
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 187 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 86.44% 72.76% 87.97%
Number of salaries quoted 108 137 168
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Chester region.

PRINCE2 Salary Trend in Chester

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2.

1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) PMP
3 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) Local Government
5 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (13.33%) MS Project
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) Information Management
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Software Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Delivery Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Junior
2 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Information Management
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) PMP
1 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP